Marinette County, WI

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Population

40,712

0.92% decline

Median Age

47.7


Median Household Income

$44,958

2.43% growth

Poverty Rate

13.2%


Number of Employees

18,850

0.296% decline

Median Property Value

$116,600

2.28% growth

About

In 2017, Marinette County, WI had a population of 40.7k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $44,958. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marinette County, WI declined from 41,090 to 40,712, a -0.92% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,893 to $44,958, a 2.43% increase.

The population of Marinette County, WI is 95.6% White Alone, 1.55% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.14% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Marinette County, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marinette County, WI are Wisconsin Academy (1 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Marinette County, WI is $116,600, and the homeownership rate is 74.4%. Most people in Marinette County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Marinette County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Marinette County, WI employs 18.9k people. The largest industries in Marinette County, WI are Manufacturing (5,093 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,452 people), and Retail Trade (2,136 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,833), Utilities ($54,853), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,750).

Median household income in Marinette County, WI is $44,958. Males in Marinette County, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Marinette County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,958

2017 value

± $1,772

2.43%

1 Year Growth

± 5.51%

Households in Marinette County, WI have a median annual income of $44,958, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,893 in 2016, which represents a 2.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marinette County, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9612

  2. Census Tract 9609

  3. Census Tract 9611

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marinette County, WI was Census Tract 9612 with a value of $66,645, followed by Census Tract 9609 and Census Tract 9611, with respective values of $55,625 and $50,816.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Marinette County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marinette County, WI (5.22k out of 39.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,958 ± 361

  2. Two Or More

    150 ± 87

  3. Hispanic

    122 ± 76

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marinette County, WI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.9k

2017 Value

± 700

-0.296%

1 Year decline

± 5.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marinette County, WI declined at a rate of -0.296%, from 18.9k employees to 18.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marinette County, WI, are Production Occupations (3,099 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,360 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,621 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marinette County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marinette County, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (3,099 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,360 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,621 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marinette County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.25 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.84 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marinette County, WI, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($60,469), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,169), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,898).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.9k

2017 Value

± 700

-0.296%

1 Year decline

± 5.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marinette County, WI declined at a rate of -0.296%, from 18.9k employees to 18.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marinette County, WI, are Manufacturing (5,093 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,452 people), and Retail Trade (2,136 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marinette County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Marinette County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Marinette County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (5,093 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,452 people), and Retail Trade (2,136 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marinette County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.95 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.67 times), and Utilities (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marinette County, WI, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,833), Utilities ($54,853), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $41.9B

  2. $30.3B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $41.9B, followed by Machinery ($30.3B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$356B

2020 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

38.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $356B. This is expected to increase 38.5% to $493B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.3B

  2. $29.3B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.3B, followed by Minnesota with $29.3B and Michigan and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.1% of the population of Marinette County, WI has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 2.67% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Marinette County, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Marinette County, WI see 1410 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.4% increase from the previous year (1377 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2131 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 862 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,410 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Marinette County, WI see an average of 1,410 patients per year. This represents a 2.4% increase from the previous year (1,377 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marinette County, WI in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.9%

Uninsured

45.6%

Employer Coverage

16.4%

Medicaid

16.1%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

2.67%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marinette County, WI declined by 8.04% from 6.41% to 5.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marinette County, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Marinette County, WI is home to a population of 40.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.51% of Marinette County, WI residents were born outside of the country (613 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Marinette County, WI is composed of 38.9k White Alone residents (95.6%), 631 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.55%), 463 Two or More Races residents (1.14%), 263 Black or African American Alone residents (0.646%), 229 Asian Alone residents (0.562%), 183 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.449%), 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0295%), and 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0147%).

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 9.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marinette County, WI was 47.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Marinette County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Marinette County, WI residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.51%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

613 people

1.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

594 people

As of 2017, 1.51% of Marinette County, WI residents (613 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marinette County, WI was 1.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Marinette County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marinette County, WI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    38.9k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    631 ± 130

  3. Two or More Races

    463 ± 109

In 2017, there were 61.7 times more White Alone residents (38.9k people) in Marinette County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 631 Hispanic or Latino and 463 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Marinette County, WI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,628 ± 164

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    469 ± 137

  3. Korea

    405 ± 94

Marinette County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Marinette County, WI awarded 1 degrees. The student population of Marinette County, WI is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 2 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marinette County, WI are White (1 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Marinette County, WI by number of degrees awarded are Wisconsin Academy (1 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Marinette County, WI are General Cosmetology (1 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Marinette County, WI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 1 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Marinette County, WI was General Cosmetology with 1 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Marinette County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Marinette County, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wisconsin Academy with 1 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0

Degrees Awarded to Men

1

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marinette County, WI, which is 0 times less than the 1 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Marinette County, WI were to White students. These 1 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marinette County, WI was $116,600 in 2017, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,000 to $116,600, a 2.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Marinette County, WI is 74.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marinette County, WI have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marinette County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$116,600

2017 Median

± $3,603

$114,000

2016 Median

± $4,090

In 2017, the median property value in Marinette County, WI grew to to $116,600 from the previous year's value of $114,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marinette County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marinette County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$44,958

Median Household Income

± $1,772

18.5k

Number of Households

± 656

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.5k households in Marinette County, WI grew to $44,958 from the previous year's value of $43,893.

The following chart displays the households in Marinette County, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Marinette County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marinette County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.4%

2017 Homeownership

75%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.4% of the housing units in Marinette County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marinette County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marinette County, WI have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Marinette County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.4%

  2. Carpooled

    8.22%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.86%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marinette County, WI was Drove Alone (84.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.22%) and those who Worked At Home (2.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marinette County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marinette County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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